News from Travel Technology Update: The Star Alliance's request for information titled "Alternative Content Access Platform" was sent to new-entrant and traditional GDSs alike. The RFI, the first step in the alliance's quest to establish a unified approach to distribution, is "basically asking for GDS functionality at GNE pricing," according to a consultant who was asked to read it. "It's supposed to be an RFI, but it looks like a GDS spec," said the consultant, who asked not to be ...

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